Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster to Leave the Trump White House New York Times By Robin Lindsay and Drew Jordan March 22, 2018 – Breaking News-After replacing Michael Flynn, former US Ambassador to the UN John Bolton became head of the National Security Council
National Security Adviser John Bolton disassembled the national pandemic response team, causing Rear Adm. Timothy Ziemer from the NSC to resign with no replacement in senior administration. Ziemer’s last day was May 8, 2018, the same day that a new Congolese Ebola outbreak was announced. Two remaining pandemic response team members went to a weapons of mass destruction unit, and a third went to a unit for international organizations.